MANILA – The Star Cinema movie "A Second Chance" starring John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo has already earned P200 million after its first screenings on Sunday.
The figures were announced by Piolo Pascual and the film’s lead stars on “ASAP” on Sunday.
Overwhelmed by the movie’s box office performance, Alonzo said: “Gusto ko lang talaga magpasalamat sa pagmamahal niyo kay Popoy and Basha. Kayo ang dahilan kung bakit naging ganito ito. Kami, we are very overwhelmed sa happiness at sa love na binibigay niyo para sa amin.”
Cruz, meanwhile, invited Kapamilya fans in Singapore and Hong Kong to join them in their international screenings on December 12 and 13 respectively.
Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, "A Second Chance" revisits the lives of Popoy (Cruz) and Basha (Alonzo) as they traverse the highs and lows of married life.
Currently, the film already holds the record of being the highest grossing non-Metro Manila Film Festival Filipino movie on its opening day.
The movie earned P43.3 million in its opening day, November 25, beating out the P32 million 2015 record of the romantic comedy "Crazy Beautiful You," top-billed by Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo.
The movie is now showing in 360 cinemas nationwide.